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Address: 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60202-1337
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Intimate Venue for Live Music

We have been here a number of times as we are music lovers of all genres which makes this place a gem. We go see artists both well known and lesser known and have enjoyed EVERY... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
Evanston, Illinois
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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We have been here a number of times as we are music lovers of all genres which makes this place a gem. We go see artists both well known and lesser known and have enjoyed EVERY show. We love this venue so much that we often see artists that we have never heard of prior to the show. The staff... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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341 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Saw Jim Messina here recently; great concert and venue. Space is intimate, so a lot of artist/audience connection, even at the back. Kind of hard for wait staff to serve, but they manage.

Thank jaz79h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I actually planned my visit with family in the area around this venue ! They had been here several times before and had recommended it to us. The restaurant Union Squared is out front, and you can order a meal from them before entering the theater. The tables are fairly small so you have to order with that in mind.... More 

Thank Audrey R
Chicago, Illinois
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The new owners turned a random back room into an awesome spot. The sound quality is insanely good! The acts are great. And the drink prices are so reasonable. Staff is super friendly as well. Great place for a date or night with a couple of friends.

Thank Julianna312
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

SPACE is a small and intimate venue with tables in front of the stage and standing room in back. The sound there is great. The staff was friendly. The drinks are not expensive and you can even grab some pizza and eat during the show. I was there to see Reve Carney playing. I'm not sure if works for every... More 

Thank Bruna D
Chicago, Illinois
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100 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Whether you are a local or visiting, this venue is something special. This is not a local band bar, these are all recording artists. This room is set up cabaret style, tables in front, standing room in back. The sound beyond compare, I am a live music fanatic and to see a show here is really something special.

Thank Steve S
West Chicago, Illinois
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We are always looking for our favorite artists to play at Space. Online reservations are a breeze and easy to choose a table. There is a restaurant attached and it also allows you to order pizza and bring it in to the show. The premium liquor selection is great and prices not bad. The wait staff there are great and... More 

Thank Roseann P
Evanston, Illinois
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great sound good pizza and beer. Try and reserve a table or you may stand all evening. We have often been unfamiliar with the musicians but always pleasantly entertained.

Thank Pamela Z
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place not only gets great talent consistently, but the crowd is smart and attentive and knows their music! Great ambiance, and an intimate experience with the artists.

Thank Josh O
Chicago's North Shore, Illinois
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81 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The pizza and the music is great. Certainly not a quiet date night place. Atmosphere is almost a bit static

Thank diner574

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